Samsung brought a robot to its keynote at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. The tech giant took the wraps off of Ballie, a small, rolling home robot with a built-in camera, microphone, and speaker. Details are forthcoming, but Sebastian Seunghat, executive vice president and chief research scientist at Samsung, said that it’s designed to understand, support, and dynamically react to owners’ needs.
“We believe AI is the future of personalized care,” said Seung. “We see on-device AI as central to truly personalized experiences. On-device AI puts you in control of your information and protects your privacy, while still delivering the power of personalization.”
Ballie’s on-device AI enable it to serve as a fitness assistant as well as a mobile interface that seeks solutions for various